Former ballerina and Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell, will join guests of luxury, all-inclusive cruise line Scenic on a special dance-themed river cruise. Travelling from Budapest to Nuremberg along the iconic Danube River Scenic’s limited edition, eight-day ‘Dancing down the Danube with Dame Darcey Bussell’ itinerary departs 20 October 2021. Prices start from just £2,320 per person, including a £200 per person discount.
Dame Darcey will join guests onboard in Budapest as the itinerary sets sail to the ‘City of Music’, Vienna. Guests will be enthralled with an enchanting private concert at the opulent Palais Liechtenstein, featuring classical Ballet and Blue Danube Waltz performances compered by Darcey herself. Whilst onboard, Darcey will reflect on her life and career, answer guest questions in a live Q+A session and host a drinks reception.
Following on from Vienna, the itinerary will take guests to Dürnstein, Melk and Regensburg, with the chance to visit the medieval Czech city of Cesky Krumlov or continue the musical theme with a visit to Salzburg – the birthplace of Mozart. Other highlights include a guided bike ride along the river from Dürnstein to Melk and the chance to meet the current owners of Artstetten Castle. Taste regional delicacies in the Wachau Valley or sample beer from one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world in Regensburg.
Scenic’s truly all-inclusive philosophy ensures everything guests need for a five-star travel experience is included in the up-front cost, including return UK flights, transfers, all meals across a choice of onboard venues, premium branded beverages, daily excursions with expert guides, a personal onboard butler, in-suite mini bar and much more.
To provide guests with maximum flexibility, all bookings are covered within Scenic’s flexible Booking Policy meaning guests can change their booking up to 60 days prior to departure without any fees. Scenic’s dedicated Health & Safety Steering Committee oversees all health and safety policies, going above and beyond to ensure all guests’ wellbeing and safety is taken care of to the highest standard.